Australia’s Asian gateway underwent a renaissance of sorts at least twice since its original inception. Darwin has been almost entirely rebuilt after air raids and a devastating cyclone, and what has risen from the ashes is a vibrant multicultural destination with a thriving economy.
Darwin offers a small LGBTQ+ scene, and isn’t exactly the most luxurious location, but what it lacks in amenities it more than makes up for with a friendly atmosphere and fantastic cultural experiences.
During the dry season, between April and September, travelers flock to the Northern Territory to take in the wonders of Kakadu National Park, Litchfield National Park and Katherine Gorge. The outdoor wonderlands offer spectacular opportunities to experience Australia’s unique formations and wildlife, with kangaroos, wallabies and more calling the regions home.
Inside the city limits, there’s plenty to keep you busy. The Darwin Symphony Orchestra is a cultural highpoint, while the Darwin Waterfront offers incredible views and many excellent shopping and dining options. Museum lovers will appreciate the wealth of historic and modern centers in the city, including the Indo-Pacific Marine & Australian Pearling Exhibition and the Northern Territory Museum and Art Gallery. Be sure to check out the Darwin Military Museum, which highlights the World War II air raids that decimated the city and the aftermath.
When it comes to LGBTQ+-friendly eating, look no further than popular The Cavenagh. The restaurant is nestled inside a hotel of the same name and offers delicious international cuisines. At night, make your way to Throb, the oldest and most popular gay nightclub in the city.
Beyond being a major hub in the global transportation network, Hartsfield-Jackson is also proud to be a major hub for exciting, high-quality retail options through our award-winning concessions program, ATL Skypointe.
Mana is the life force Tahitians believe connects all things. Feel the mana for yourself on a visit to the islands of Tahiti, and sample some of these activities as you connect with the breathtaking nature of the South Pacific. Fly Air France from the United States to Tahiti in the most convenient and comfortable way and let your holiday start on board.
Alexandria, Virginia, is located just outside of Washington D.C. It has a reputation for being a pricey area. Even though some restaurants may give your wallet a workout, there are still plenty of spots pleasing to your palate and wallet.